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[movies]''The Colgate Comedy Hour'' - 20 January 1952
Comedy television from over 60 years ago. Eddie Cantor stars in this atypical episode. Original 1952 commercials intact. A bit of blackface "mammy" stuff towards the end (don't worry, many other episodes of the series did feature actual Black acts). A nice 1950s relic.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Early Television; Eddie Cantor; Colgate Comedy Hour; The Colgate Comedy Hour; Blackface
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[movies]The Fred Waring Show - 8 October 1950
An episode of "The Fred Waring Show". This variety show is a mixed bag. The highlight is the fun and entertaining "Autumn in New York" sequence (sadly with some sprocket-hole damage). The low-point is the entire second-half, which recreates a turn-of-the-century minstrel show. It's embarrassing, but even if I were to ignore the out-dated blackface, it just plain isn't funny. Painfully corny. Then again maybe you'll like it...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Minstrel Show; Blackface; Corny; General Electric; GE; Old; Black and White; WTF; Questionable; Music; Fred Waring
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